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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
.../20110701archive.html >. 3 Aug. 2012 . Bhabha Homi . “Of Mimicry and Men: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse.” October 28 ( 1984 ): 125 – 33 . Print . Blot Jean-Yves . A la recherche du Saint-Géran. Au pays de Paul et Virginie . Paris : Arthaud , 1984 . Print . Cohen...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... STENPORT Helga Crane’s Copenhagen: Denmark, Colonialism, and Transnational Identity in Nella Larsen’s Quicksand N HIS 1993 BOOK The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness, Paul I Gilroy posits an as yet open and unanswered question: “What...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... oceanic routes hydro-colonialism amphibian aesthetics sea ontologies Works Cited Best Stephen Marcus Sharon . “Surface Reading: An Introduction.” Representations 108 . 1 ( 2009 ): 1 – 21 . Print . Blum Hester . “Introduction: Oceanic Studies.” Atlantic Studies 10 . 2...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Isabel Hofmeyr Abstract In the British Empire, much printed matter originated from outside the colony and was funneled through port cities, where customs checked the material to see that it was not pirated, obscene, or seditious. Customs and Excise hence became the section of the colonial state...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jody Blanco Baroque Sovereignty: Carlos Sigüenza y Góngora and the Creole Archive of Colonial Mexico . By More Anna . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2012 . 360 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Anderson Benedict . Imagined Communities...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
... it was often imagined in European novels, The Surrounded takes up the complicated nature of socialization in the colonial context of Native America in the early twentieth century. While Archilde Leon, the novel's protagonist, ultimately desires socialization and integration into tribal society, the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... apparent with critical attention to the similarities between scenes found in each work. Read together, the two texts expose the limitations that a unilinear model of the colonization process may impose on life for the colonized subject. Whereas Wuthering Heights figures pre-colonial and colonial modes of...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Voyage in the Dark and The Emigrants through parataxis and paralipses leaves the colonial migrants in the grip of an unresolved past. Yet these same devices also operate on a wider textual register to shift readers' focalization from realism's gaze, which disjoins observing subject from observed object...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... how indigeneity and mestizaje are defined in Letters and Almanac (with particular attention to their oppositional features), addressing relationships between these definitions, popular colonialist discourse, and anti-colonial articulations of identity that have developed in American Indian and Chicana...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jang Wook Huh After Langston Hughes was shadowed by Japanese police in the port city of Chongjin, Korea, on his trip from the Soviet Union to Japan and China in 1933, he drew a parallel between the racialization of Koreans under Japanese colonial rule and that of American Negroes under Jim Crow...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... poetics of creolization, and its politics was seen as either too committed to Manichean patterns of anti-colonial thinking or too accommodating in its willingness to envision federalist as opposed to nationalist solutions to the problem of decolonization. Over the past decade that situation has changed...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... vernacularization in this fashion and mobilized instead an accounting of the brutalist colonial histories where it was deployed for colonial transformation? The Urdu modernist poet Miraji (1912–1949), eschewing the term “vernacular,” mined English and European languages, and other Asian and Indian literary lineages...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Rafael Acosta Morales Abstract This article explores a divide between the affective effects of freedom as a political core concept and its discursive articulation. It analyzes the failure of a Hegelian discourse of freedom that is often articulated in relation to colonial relationships. Departing...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Asia or Africa is in fact an important element of the longer history of which colonialism and postcolonialism are part. University of Oregon 2009 Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, ed. The Postcolonial Middle Ages . New York: Palgrave, 2000. Geraldine Heng. Empire of Magic: Medieval Romance and the Politics of...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
...IGNACIO M. SÁNCHEZ PRADO Leopoldo Zea's philosophy of history constitutes a cogent interrogation of the colonial legacy in Mexico and thus also serves to demonstrate the importance of Latin America as a site of theoretical enunciation. This essay addresses Zea's early work on Mexico and his...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... expansion of the novel form hand-in-hand with the colonial enterprise of Western Europe. With this interpretative concept, I review the historical and theoretical parameters that have been used to study both the historical spread of the novel from Europe to the peripheries and the constitution, at the end...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
...MARIKE JANZEN In the early 1960s, the East German Anna Seghers and the Cuban Alejo Carpentier published historical narratives of the slave uprisings that had rocked French and British colonies in the Caribbean during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In both Seghers's “Das Licht...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... knowledge” from the (pre- and post-colonial) Indian context. University of Oregon 2010 Ahmad, Aijaz. In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures . London: Verso, 1992 . Apter, Emily. “ Je ne crois pas beaucoup a la literature compare: Universal Poetics and Postcolonial Comparatism .” Saussy 54 -62...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of implicating Arabic studies, a field in which the question of which languages are relevant may seem as counterintuitive as in American studies. Given its (post)colonial contexts, comparative approaches to Arabic literature have tended to emphasize its relations with British and French literatures...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... place the anthology within what Aníbal Quijano has called the “coloniality of power,” a term deployed to move thinking beyond Western and Eurocentric conceptualizations. This approach provides a new way of framing the issues of cultural production and agency in order to transcend identities originally...